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A&E at a glance

The Coming Up Taller Awards recognize and support outstanding community arts and humanities programs that celebrate the creativity of America’s young people, provide them learning opportunities and chances to contribute to their communities. The awards focus national attention on exemplary programs currently fostering the creative and intellectual development of America’s children and youth through education and practical experience in the arts and the humanities. Accompanied by a cash award, the Coming Up Taller Awards not only reward these projects with recognition but also contribute significant support to their continued work. Applications are due Jan. 31st and are available at http://www.cominguptaller.org/downloads/2007CUTApplication.pdf.

The Redstone Community Association continues its 2006-2007 Winter Series program at 7 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 7, at the Church at Redstone. Plan to join the community for the presentation, “Mountains to Mississippi” from Tom Dalessandri, project coordinator for the Pearlington Project. He will share the current state of progress in Pearlington, the work that remains and how contributions have been used to aid in the recovery. For more information, call 963-1372.

The Hotel Colorado invites the public to join in a night celebrating Scotland’s National Bard, an annual tribute to the life, works and spirit of the great Scottish poet, Robert Burns. Its annual Robert Burns Supper will begin at 6 p.m. for cocktails, and dinner will be served at 6:45 p.m., Jan. 20. Entertainment will be offered by Scottish music of Fifth Reel. Enjoy the Scottish music, songs, and dance of Fifth Reel, with a traditional Scottish meal including haggis. The evening features recitation of the works of Burns, a mass march and dance. Reservations are required; call 945-6511 ext. 116.

Sunlight Mountain celebrates its 20th annual Skier Appreciation Day on Friday, Jan. 5. To make this an even bigger party, the event is bringing back the ’80s with one-piece ski suits, fluorescent colors, big hair and the tunes we all love. January 5, Sunlight features discounted lift tickets, drink specials, live music with Gwen Hill, DJ Rockin’ Rob, a live remote by KSPN, a costume party and more. A prize will be given to the best representation of the ’80s in both attire and attitude, as well as other prizes.Discounted advance tickets are available at the Sunlight Mountain Resort Guest Services office, Sunlight’s downtown Ski & Bike Shop and the Glenwood Springs Community Banks location from Friday, Dec. 29 through Thursday, Jan. 4. Tickets may also be purchased on the day of the event at the Sunlight Ticketing Office. All ticket sales proceeds go to the Garfield County United Way. All Re-1 and Re-2 students who attend school on Friday, Jan. 5 will receive a lift ticket voucher redeemable for a discounted lift ticket on Sunday, Jan. 14. Teachers with a voucher and documentation of employment at RE-1 or Re-2 school districts will ski for free on Jan 14. Students and teachers will receive vouchers via their respective school districts.For more information on Skier Appreciation Day or Student/Teacher Day at Sunlight Mountain Resort, contact Sunlight at 945-7491 or suninfo@sunlightmtn.com.

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